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Deus is a 37-year-old married man with four children living in Kagadi, Uganda. He runs a beer and soda depot and with the proceeds he has been able to pay school fees for his children and also has started construction of his commercial houses. The seasonal nature of the business affects him since sales increase during festive seasons and decline in other months. Good father that he is, he desires to educate his children to attain degrees as a minimum qualification and to open an outlet in a nearby trading center. Deus intends to use the loan to buy beer and soda to sell ahead of the Christmas season.

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This loan is part of HOFOKAM's program targeting poor and geographically excluded populations in Western Uganda. In addition to loans, it provides social and business training programs to low-income entrepreneurs and their communities. Since 2003, HOFOKAM has provided sustainable financial and non-financial services to promote social, economic and sustainable land development and improve the quality of life for vulnerable populations. The organization has a clear vested interest in underserved communities with its headquarters in rural Fort Portal and a number of branches in extremely remote areas.

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This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.


About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,495.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Deus to buy beer and soda to sell ahead of the Christmas season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2013
Dec 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014